Friday, March 13th, 2020

Dear Clients,

In this time of growing concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus, we want to assure our clients that Maynard, Cooper & Gale is prepared with an emergency business contingency plan.

We continue to closely monitor developments and prepare to quickly respond and adapt so that we can seamlessly maintain operations and service to our clients. Based on what is required in the event of an office closure or other disruption, this may include altering work schedules, working remotely and other decisions to maintain continuous communication. Our technology solutions are in a secured environment that will ensure uninterrupted services for our clients.

Our response plan ensures continuity at all levels of Firm operations. The entire Maynard team is highly committed to providing the best possible service to you, our valued client, while at the same time maintaining a healthy and secure workplace for our attorneys and staff.

Maynard Cooper has formed a COVID-19 Coronavirus Task Force to advise clients on the wide range of imminent and looming issues during this time of heightened uncertainty.

Our multidisciplinary team is comprised of experienced lawyers who are proactively serving to stay abreast of the volatile situation as it unfolds so that they can answer questions from clients covering everything from business operations to threats to legal implications. Maynard Cooper’s COVID-19 Coronavirus Task Force has expansive industry knowledge and expertise to address concerns related to everything from employee safety to insurance coverage to SEC disclosure issues for public companies, and the myriad of other areas at risk for high impact.

Maynard Cooper is dedicated to providing client-focused service, and it is the goal of the Task Force to continue to deliver this level of service to each and every client as they face challenges about planning for and responding to the threats posed by the virus.

If you have any questions, please reach out to your relationship partner or any of the lawyers listed below who are serving on the Task Force. We will continue to provide the level of assistance and attention to which you’ve become accustomed, while protecting the health and safety of all our employees and their families throughout this period of uncertainty.


Jeff Grantham
Managing Shareholder

The Maynard Cooper COVID-19 Coronavirus Task Force

Admiralty and Maritime Tom Rue and Jaime Betbeze
Banking and Finance David Kinman
Business Continuity / Supply Chain Allison Taylor and Warren Lightfoot
Commercial Contracts / Force Majeure Beth O’Neill and Sarah Glover
Education Tres Cleveland
Employee Benefits / Affordable Care Act / Health Insurance Matthew Cannova and Seth Capper
Employment / OSHA John Holmes and Warren Lightfoot
Environmental Chris Williams
Financial Reporting / Public Companies Tim Gregg and Andrew Nix
Government Contracts Andy Watson
HIPAA Sarah Glover and Lauren DeMoss
Hospitals ad Health Systems Jim Pool and Lauren DeMoss
Immigration Stephen Davis
Insurance (Business Interruption / Civil Authority / GL / Other) Josh Baker
Mergers and Acquisitions Brad Wood and Steve McPheeters
Public Policy / Governmental Affairs Bill Stiers and Edward O’Neal
Privacy and Data Protection J.T. Malatesta and Starr Drum
Real Estate and Hospitality Tom Clark
Restructuring and Workouts Jayna Lamar and Leland Murphree
Tax Hardwick Walthall


This client alert is for information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.
This information in this client alert is not intended to create and will not constitute as a lawyer-client relationship.

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